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Power Outage Strands 11 on Universal Studios Hollywood Ride

Power Outage Strands 11 on Universal Studios Hollywood Ride

Friday, 8 April, 2022 - 08:15
General view outside the "Jurassic World-The Ride" grand opening celebration at Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in Universal City, California, US, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

A power outage at Universal Studios Hollywood left nearly a dozen people stranded on a ride until crews rescued them, Los Angeles authorities said.

Emergency crews were called to the park's Transformers ride around 3:45 p.m. Thursday after 11 people got stuck on the indoor ride, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

The riders were freed by 6 p.m., supervising dispatcher Bernard Peters told the Los Angeles Times. No injuries were reported.

In a statement, a spokesperson for Universal Studios Hollywood said the park experienced a “brief power dip which resulted in exiting guests from some attractions," due to a “power interruption" from the utility Southern California Edison.

Power was fully restored, the statement said.

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